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CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TWO GREAT GIANTS OF OUR LIBERATION (26th June 2018)

The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Ms Thandi Modise, today paid a heart-warming tribute to Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu, during a parliamentary debate held to commemorate the centenary of the two struggle icons. Read more

BILATERAL TALKS BETWEEN ROMANIA AND SA WILL STRENGTHEN ALREADY EXISTING ECONOMIC TIES (7th June 2018)

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) delegation met its Romanian counterparts today at Parliament to forge a new Parliamentary Friendship Group and diplomatic initiative aimed at fostering collaborations between South Africa and Romania in agriculture Read more

DELEGATES AT LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK CALL FOR IMPROVED INTEGRATED SPATIAL PLANNING IN FUTURE (9th May 2018)

Delegates attending the National Council of Provinces’ (NCOP’s) Local Government Week in Parliament have resolved that the discriminatory situation of communities living next to big dams and other water sources but being unable to get water... Read more

MEMBERS OF PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES DISCUSS THE MUNICIPAL SUPPORT AND INTERVENTION FRAMEWORK (9th May 2018)

“Do we call it intervention or interference?” This was one of the main questions posed by Members of Provincial Legislatures (MECs) during their discussions on the Municipal Support and Intervention Framework during day one... Read more

LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK SUMMIT TO DISCUSS MATTERS AFFECTING LOCAL SPHERE OF GOVERNMENT (7th May 2018)

Integrated spatial planning in municipalities as well as fiscal allocation for the development of local government, will form part of discussions during the Local Government Week in Parliament from 8 to 10 May 2018... Read more

PARLIAMENT PAYS HOMAGE TO THE PASSING OF A MARTYR: WINNIE MADIKIZELA-MANDELA (5th April 2018)

The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has truly given every dime and gold of her heart and soul to this country’s liberation struggle. Read more

NCOP HOLDS SESSION TO REFLECT ON ITS PERFORMANCE OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS (6th February 2018)

In less than two years before the end of the parliamentary term of the Fifth Parliament, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) invited provincial legislatures and the South African Local Government Association (Salga) for a review and planning session Read more

SALGA AND NCOP HOLD DELIBERATIONS ON HOW THEY CAN IMPROVE THEIR COOPERATION (6th February 2018)

The delegation of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) comprising its Chairperson, Ms Thandi Modise, the House Chairperson of Committees, Mr Archibold Nyambi, and one of its House Chairpersons, Ms Masefako Dikgale, had a consultative breakfast with th Read more

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES MEMBERS CALL FOR STRINGENT ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISMS (1st February 2018)

The National Council of Province (NCOP) on Thursday, 31 January, completed its two-day induction programme, which serves as a refresher course for the Members of the NCOP. Read more

PRESIDING OFFICERS HOLD DIALOGUE ON MEANING AND UNDERSTANDING OF RULES OF PARLIAMENT (29th January 2018)

The Presiding Officers of Parliament held a rules dialogue in Johannesburg today with the media, non-profit organisations and other stakeholders on its rules review process. Read more